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Flashcards in Policy I-15 Deck (16):
1

what is policy I-15?

newborn infants left at firestations

2

who has the authority on this policy?

fire rescue administrator/florida statutes 2000-188/florida statutes 2000-213

3

which form must accompany this policy?

operation child safety form

4

newborn child is defined as?

7 days old or younger

5

any ff or emt who receives newborn should?

ask parents significant medical hx which may impacy child/provide emergency medical services to newborn within scope of training/get case number and transport immediately/dispatch will notify pbso of station and hospital/provide mother w/ abandoned newborn protocol form/complete incident report if no name provided list baby as "baby doe"/contact safe haven at 877-767-2229

6

the hospital shall?

admit and provide all necessary care to baby

7

identity of parent who leaves child is?

confidential and exempt from public records

8

under what statute does leaving a baby at a fire station not fall under?

statute 39.201

9

parent attempts to reclaim baby they should be referred to?

dcf

10

abuse defined as?

any willful act or threatened act that results in physical, mental or sexual injury or harm

11

abuse may also be considered neglect of?

food, clothing, shelter or medical care

12

if any employee finds neglect they should?

immediately report to central abuse hotline maintained by dcf

13

must also notify?

pbso

14

if child is older than 7 days old it should be treated as?

abandoment

15

any ff/emt providing care for child is immune from?

criminal or civil liability

16

any parent who leaves child has absolute rights to?

remain anonymous